UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Asian American Studies, B.A. Standard Major Option

All lower division GE completed. Requirements with completion of an AA-T in Global Studies as follows:

Transfer Year 1: First Semester

Course Units
AAS 100 or AAS 345** 3
AAS 201 3
AAS 210 3
AAS 220 or AAS 230 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: Second Semester

Course Units
Gender and Sexuality Studies. AAS 340 or AAS 455 3
AAS 360 (satisfies GE F*) 3
AAS 390/F 2/1
Literary and Cultural Studies. One course from AAS 321, AAS 325A, AAS 325B, AAS 420, AAS 430 3
Electives*** 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: First Semester

Course Units
AAS 311 3
Ethnic and Comparative Experiences. One course from AAS 345 **, AAS 355, AAS 361A-Z or an upper division course from another ethnic studies program/department or an intermediate-level language course with AAS chair approval 3
Law, Policy and Institutions. AAS 347 or AAS 417 or AAS 440 3
Social Relations and Family. AAS 350, AAS 450, AAS 453 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: Second Semester

Course Units
AAS Elective. Any 220-, 300-, or 400-level AAS course or any 3-unit course in another program/department focused on Asia with AAS chair approval 3
Advanced Seminar/Special Topics. AAS 495 or AAS 497 3
Electives*** 9
Total 15
Total units after transfer 60

* Total of 9 units Upper Division General Education must include 3 units from GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning, and 6 units from GE Upper Division Section C1 Arts, or GE Upper Division Section C2 Humanities, or GE Upper Division Section D Social Sciences, or GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies (AAS 360 satisfies 3 units GE upper division F) . (No more than 3 units from GE Upper Division C and no more than 3 units from GE Upper Division D.) If needed, select UDGE courses that also satisfy: IC: Information Competence, and/or: GE Upper Division Section D2 American History Institutions and Ideals, OR GE Upper Division Section D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government.

**AAS 345 is applicable to one area or the other. It will not double count for both area requirements. If taken AAS 345 satisfies 3 units upper division F Comparative Cultural Studies.

If taken, AAS 321 satisfies 3 units upper division C2 Humanities; AAS 350 satisfies 3 units upper division D1 Social Sciences and Information Competence; AAS 347 satisfies 3 units upper division D3/D4 Constitution of the United States/State and Local Government.

***If needed, select upper division electives to total a minimum of 40 units upper division overall required for the bachelor’s degree.